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Warts (Common Warts)

What are the symptoms and signs of the different types of warts?

  • There is the familiar type of dome-shaped warts on the backs of fingers, toes, and knees.
  • Plantar warts are found on the sole (plantar surface) of the foot (not to be mislabeled as a Planter's wart).
  • Flat ("plane") warts may arise on the face, legs, and other parts of the body, often in large numbers.
  • Periungual warts are warts around or under the nail.
  • Filiform warts have a single long stalk, often on the face. Continue Reading
Reviewed on 2/25/2015